The official StarWars.com site brought out a look at the new Star Wars: Darth Vader series earlier today and Marvel is following up on that a bit themselves with a few words about it. The new series is set to kick off on February 5th, 2020 with Greg Pak writing and Raffael Ienco on the artwork. This is the third series for the character where the first was after A New Hope while the second focused on after Revenge of the Sith with the conflict of becoming Vader after the fight with Obi-Wan. This series picks up in the aftermath of The Empire Strikes Back as a new mission for the fallen Jedi unfolds.
“The new DARTH VADER series explores some very important events from Anakin Skywalker’s past and shows a side of the Dark Lord we’ve never seen before,” promises Editor Mark Paniccia. “We’ll be uncovering secrets right along with him including a last-page shocker that’s guaranteed to have Star Wars fans talking.”
Plot Concept: In this brand-new story, Darth Vader will have to confront his tragic past as he digs for information on his son, Luke Skywalker! Head over to StarWars.com now to see the stirring preview and check out how Mike Del Mundo perfectly blends Darth Vader’s past and present in his stunning variant cover below.
- STAR WARS: DARTH VADER 1 (DEC190965)
- Written by GREG PAK
- Art by RAFFAELE IENCO
- Covers by INHYUK LEE
- Colors by NEERAJ MENON
- Variant Cover by MIKE DEL MUNDO (DEC190968)